Methyl B12 10,000 mcg 60 lozenges by NOW Foods

Methylcobalamin Active Vitamin B12

10,000 mcg - 60 Lozenges
Item catalog number: 0501

  • Vitamin B-12 may have a protective effect on the optic nerve and prevent visual loss in glaucoma
  • A Japanese study showed that glaucoma patients who took 1500 mcg. had much lower visual loss
  • Vitamin B-12 protects the myelin sheath around the optic nerve
  • Long-term use of B-12 supplements may decrease the risk of cortical cataract
  • A combination of B vitamins (folate, B-6 and B-12) taken daily may lower the risk of developing macular degeneration in women
  • Foundation for Longer Life
  • Neurologically Active Form of Vitamin B12
  • Supports Nervous System Health
  • Essential for DNA Synthesis
  • Natural Dietary Supplement

Vitamin B-12 is necessary for the production of energy from fats and proteins and is well known for its critical role in DNA synthesis, as well as in homocysteine metabolism. Methylcobalamin is the co-enzyme form of Vitamin B-12 that has been found to be especially critical in the maintenance of a healthy nervous system. Dietary sources are almost exclusively of animal origin (meat and dairy) and supplementation with B-12 may be especially important for strict vegetarians. NOW® Methyl B-12 is vegetarian/vegan (non-animal derived).*

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.Contains Xylitol, do not feed to petsDo Not Eat Freshness Packets. Keep in Bottle.  Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please Recycle.Made in the USA
 

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 lozenge daily. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved and swallow. Consider taking these other NOW products: Folic Acid, B-6 and TMG.

Other Ingredients

Xylitol, sorbitol, cellulose, citric acid, stearic acid (vegetable source) and natural flavors.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Warnings

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children. Do not eat freshness packets. Keep in bottle.

Contains Xylitol, do not feed to pets.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Lozenge
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin) 10 mg (10,000 mcg) 166,667%

 

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